Academic Resource Center

The Academic Resource Center is designed to support students and faculty in Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences. The Center’s goal is to enhance the overall student experience to prepare graduates for a lifelong career in health sciences. The Academic Resource Center provides:

  • Academic advising
  • Educational workshops
  • Career services such as resume critiques, mock interviews and career exploration
  • Information about study abroad and student research opportunities
  • Information about graduate programs
  • Leadership development within the health professions

Academic Advising

The Academic Resource Center provides academic advising for first- and second-year students in Harris College to help develop their academic goals in the health and helping professions. Our professional advisors are available to review TCU core, major and minor requirements; provide guidance and support; and refer students to University resources.

Who is my Advisor?

Program Admission

Please note that the following programs have specific admission requirements based upon undergraduate admission & enrollment at TCU.

Transfer Admission – Nursing

Students who are interested in transferring to the traditional or accelerated nursing program are invited to attend an in-person or online information session. These sessions and webinars will include an overview of each nursing program, application and course requirements, as well as a review of the NursingCAS application system.

Please register for a session here. Attendance is limited to only one session/webinar per student. Upon registration you will receive a confirmation email with additional information. If you have any questions, please contact the Nursing Department at 817-257-5940.

Policies and Procedures

It is the responsibility of the student to be aware of the following policies and procedures to ensure their academic success in Harris College.

Career Services

The Academic Resource Center has a dedicated Career Services Consultant, to help students prepare for their future careers in the health and helping professions. Resume critiques, mock interviews, major and career exploration and career fairs are among services provided for Harris College students.

For more career services information, contact:

Kathryn Bishop
Career Consultant
Center for Career & Professional Development

Select Student Organizations

Harris Fellows – The Fellows program provides unique professional development experiences, academic focused programming, and enrichment opportunities for students who are at a junior level standing, possess a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA, and are actively involved within their Harris College major.

Harris Ambassadors – The Ambassadors are a highly respected organization consisting of a select group of Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences students, who’ve earned a 3.0 or higher GPA , been nominated by their faculty, and selected by a committee within Harris Academic Resource Center to serve as ambassadors for Harris College.

Harris Peer Partners – The Harris Peer Partners mentoring program will match upper-classmen with freshmen in one-on-one relationships to provide guidance for academic success and a smooth transition to college life.

Frequently Asked Questions

Many of your questions can be quickly answered here.

Contact Us

Academic Resource Center
Annie Richardson Bass Building, Suite 2100

Sandi Barr
Administrative Assistant
Academic Resource Center and Center for Oncology Education and Research

Kathryn Bishop, MA
Career Consultant
Academic Resource Center and Center for Career & Professional Development

Amanda Duvall, MPA
Coordinator, Academic Excellence Program
Academic Resource Center

Zoranna Jones, M.S.
Academic Resource Center

Kit Mintz
Academic Advisor
Academic Resource Center

Ola Okubanjo
Academic Advisor
Academic Resource Center

Sybil White, MLA
Assistant to the Dean, Undergraduate and Graduate Studies
Graduation and NCAA Certification